Workshop Practice - I (ME1801)



Recommended Book(s)

  1. Workshop Technology, Latest Edition By W. A. J. Chapman.

Reference Book(s)

  1. Mechanical Workshop Practice, By K. C. John, PHI Learning.
  2. Reference And Instruction Sheets Given By Course Instructor During The Course.

Course Objectives

To give introduction of different mechanical workshop practices and experience of basic manufacturing processes. 1. To introduce students to the basic operations of bench fitting tools. 2. To familiarize students with the various types of manual machines and introduce them to different operation of machining. 3. To familiarize students with the various types of Welding and introduce them to different type of welding joints. 4. To familiarize students with the different tools of electric shop and introduce them to parallel and series circuit.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

  1. CLO-1: Explain the use of measuring and bench fitting tools.(C2)
  2. CLO-2: Describe the concept of electric arc and gas welding. (C1)
  3. CLO-3: Explain safety procedures during practice in workshop.(P2)
  4. CLO-4: Copy basic operations on lathe machine.( P3)

Course Contents

Workshop Safety:

Demonstration of safety concepts and practices in workshop.

Measurement Section:

Practice of basic measuring tools, like vernier calipers, micrometer, thread pitch gauge, feeler gauge, etc.

Bench Fitting Shop:

Introduction to bench fitting tools, use of tools and equipment, bench work, use of taps and dies for screw threading, use of drill machine and drilling operations. Use of grinders.

Machine Shop:

Introduction to machine tools, basic lathe operations including facing, turning, step turning, taper turning and drilling.

Welding Shop:

Introduction to welding. Introduction of gas and electric arc welding tools, equipment and welding practice.

Basics of Electric Shop:

Electrical shocks and treatment. Use of electrical tools. Types and uses of cables and electrical accessories for house wiring. Practice of simple house wiring and testing methods.

Mapping of CLOs to Program Learning Outcomes






PLO:1 (Engineering Knowledge)




PLO:2 (Problem Analysis)



PLO:3 (Design Development of Solutions)




PLO:4 (Investigation)




PLO:5 (Modern Tool Usage)


PLO:6 (Engineer & Society)




PLO:7 (Environment and Sustainability)




PLO:8 (Ethics)




PLO:9 (Individual & Team Work)





PLO:10 (Communication)




PLO:11 (Project Management)




PLO:12 (Life Long Learning)




Mapping of CLOs to Assessment Modules

Assessment Modules \ CLOs






Practical Jobs (18%)


Quizzes & Assignments (22%)


Semester Project (10%)


Midterm Exam (20%)


Final Exam (30%)